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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #160 on: April 28, 2018, 07:15:08 AM »


And:



Both available at Amazon.com:

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_4_11/134-6851704-5261059?url=search-alias%3Dpopular&field-keywords=bruckner+6+keilberth&sprefix=Bruckner+6+%2Caps%2C158&crid=ZPU9R7GUUF2O


Boxes like the Icon series are precisely made for the express purpose of making available the recorded legacy of important artists from the past. Someone at Warner figured he was worth the tribute. 22 discs in all, including his Bruckner 6th and 9th (just as great IMO).


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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #161 on: April 28, 2018, 07:33:34 AM »
A great record’s merits don’t depend on their availability as ‘new’ on Amazon. Most of my purchases are from the used market. They were new at one point and I wasn’t there to buy them at the time. So what ? What you buy new today will be oop next year. Does it become less valuable ?? I’m puzzled...

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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #162 on: April 28, 2018, 08:51:41 AM »
Boxes like the Icon series are precisely made for the express purpose of making available the recorded legacy of important artists from the past.

They are just an attempt to generate new sales out of old material.

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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #163 on: April 28, 2018, 10:46:34 AM »
Creating supply to generate demand ?

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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #164 on: April 28, 2018, 01:51:30 PM »
This would have to be one of the silliest music threads I have ever come across.

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« Reply #165 on: April 28, 2018, 02:13:28 PM »
This would have to be one of the silliest music threads I have ever come across.
I wouldn't call it a music thread tbh.....

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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #166 on: April 28, 2018, 06:25:41 PM »
This would have to be one of the silliest music threads I have ever come across.
You must be new here. We have FAR sillier threads in abundance.
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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #167 on: May 03, 2018, 10:56:15 AM »
I don't want to turn this into the Keilberth-Yes-or-No thread; I like him a lot, anyway, and you need not convince me of his merits.
But your links only show me what I found myself: Out of print copies (the non-Japanese copies are even more expensive in Europe, unfortunately) and a box-set.
Available, yes-ish, but not in print. I would have picked a copy up at the Shibuya Tower Records in May, but I had to cancel my trip... pity. If the prices come down on used copies I'll definitely snap one up, though, now that I'm intrigued.


The Third Poll has a wonderful 25 participants. Things are quite clear there.

The Fifth Poll and the Fourth Poll could still use a bit more participation to deobfuscate matters a bit.

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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #168 on: May 09, 2018, 12:49:40 PM »
Some good votin' there, folks. Thanks for it. Have been able to promote a few clear winners and cut a few clear under-achievers. Esp. from the Fifth Poll.

Here's the new, Seventh Poll!

The  Fourth Poll sees the following cuts:

Gone:

Beethoven, Toscanini, Symphony No.7, New York Phil (RCA, 1936)
Beethoven, Violin Concerto, Kreisler/Blech (EMI)
Bach Matthäus Passion, Leonhardt (Harmonia Mundi)
Bach Brandenburg Concertos, Goebel (DG/Archiv)
Mozart, Clarinet Concerto, Pay/Hogwood (Decca)
DSCH, Sy.8, Kondrashin, (Melodiya?)
Victoria The Victoria Collection, Christophers (Coro)

Still in the game:

Boulez, Repons (DG) (only three votes in this group but elsewhere it went through with flying colors)
Brahms Piano Concertos, Fleisher/Szel (Sony) 
Britten, War Requiem, Britten (Decca) Group Winner
Schubert, Schoene Muellerin, Fischer-Dieskau, Moore (EMI) Barely managed to make it, just like
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto, Byron Janis #3


Also: The Sixth Poll is still open, but this is the preliminary result -- some of which was more predictable than other polls so far have been:

Onto the next round, of course, are the

Bach Goldberg Variations, Glenn Gould, Columbia 12 (25%), ditto:
Rachmaninov Vespers, Sweschnikow (EuroDisc) 5 (10.4%) (bit of a surprise to me; out of print, to boot...)
Brahms Piano Concertos, Gilels/Jochum, DG 7 (14.6%)
Mozart, Don Giovanni, Giulini, EMI 4 (8.3%) barely hanging in there... same as:
Schoenberg: Pierre Boulez, Gurrelieder, Columbia 4 (8.3%) and
Bach, Mass in B Minor, Gardiner, Archiv 4 (8.3%) -- which is probably what one might call a 'modern classic'.

Good-bye to:

Buxtehude complete organ works, Harald Vogel, MDG 1 (2.1%)
Ravel, Daphnis & Chloe, Monteux, Decca 3 (6.3%)
Hummel/Piano Concertos 2&3 Hough, Chandos 2 (4.2%)
Mozart, Requiem, Boehm, DG 3 (6.3%)
DSCH, Sy.5, Bernstein (Tokyo), Sony 2 (4.2%)
Beethoven, Violin Concerto, Kreisler/Blech EMI 1 (2.1%)






List of possible candidates for inclusion in a poll about "Greatest Recording Ever Made"

Now sorted by composer so that we may perhaps start bracketing to whittle things down.


Bach


Bach, Matthew Passion, Klemperer, EMI _ I / -2

Bach Matthäus Passion, Leonhardt (Harmonia Mundi) _ I

Bach Matthäus Passion, Harnoncourt III (Harmonia Mundi) _ I

Bach Matthäus Passion, Mogens Wöldike (Vanguard/The Bach Guild)

Bach, Mass in B Minor, Gardiner, Archiv _ III

Bach, Christmas Oratorio, Karl Richter, Archiv

Bach, Orchestral Suites, Harnoncourt, Teldec

Bach Goldberg Variations, Xhu Xiao-Mei (Mirare)

Bach, Goldberg Variations, Leonhardt, 1978, DHM _ I

Bach Goldberg Variations, Glenn Gould, Columbia _ III

Bach, Concertos italiaens, Tharaud, Harmonia Mundi _ II

Bach, Sonatas & Partitas, Milstein, DG _ I

Bach, Cello Suites, Casals, EMI _ I

Bach, Cello Suites, Fournier, DG

Bach, Organ Works, Karl Richter, DG

Bach, Organ works, Kooiman (Coronata) _ I

Bach Die Kunst der Fuge [organ] Rogg (EMI) _ I

Bach Das wohltemperierte Clavier, Gilbert (DG/Archiv) _ I

Bach Brandenburg Concertos, Goebel (DG/Archiv) _ I



Beethoven


Beethoven, Violin Concerto, Kreisler/Blech EMI

Beethoven, Violin Concerto, Zehetmair, Brugen, Philips

Beethoven, Triple Concerto, Richter, Oistrakh, Slava, HvK, EMI

Beethoven Symphonies (alternatively: Eroica?), Karajan, 1963, DG _ I (BOX)

Beethoven Symphonies, Zinman, Tonhalle, Arte Nova _ -1

Beethoven Symphonies, Toscanini, RCA BOX _ -1

Beethoven Eroica Symphony, Furtwängler, WP 1943 (EMI)

Beethoven Eroica Symphony, Monteux, Concertgebouw Orchestra (Philips/Decca)

Beethoven Symphony No 3 'Eroica' E Kleiber/VPO _ I

Beethoven, Eroica Symphony, Gardienr, ORR, Archiv

Beethoven Pastoral symphony: Walter, Columbia Symphony (Sony)

Beethoven, Symphonies 5 & 7, Carlos Kleiber, DG[glow] _ IIIII IIIII

Beethoven, LvB 7, NYP, Toscanini, RCA _ I

Beethoven, Symphony No.9, Furtwangler, Bayreuth, EMI

Beethoven, Symphony No.9, Fricsay, DG

Beethoven Missa Solemnis: Bernstein, Concertgebouw (DGG)

Beethoven Sonatas, Schnabel, EMI _ II BOX

Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Backhaus II, Decca _ I BOX

Beethoven, String Quartets, Busch Quartet, HMV/EMI/Warner

Beethoven, Piano Concertos, Fleisher/Szell (CBS) _IIII (strange, though, that these have not been available as a (just-Beethoven) for such a long time. {I know of the combined Brahms/LvB set.})



Brahms



Brahms Piano Concertos, Gilels/Jochum, DG _ II

Brahms Piano Concertos, Fleisher/Szell, Sony _ I

Brahms Symphony 4, Kleiber, DG _ IIIII IIIII II

Brahms Symphony no 2: Abbado, BP (1969) (DGG)

Brahms Symphony no 3: Walter, Columbia Symphony (Sony)

Brahms, PC 1, Rubinstein, Reiner, RCA


Bruckner


Bruckner 7, Vienna, Karajan, DG _ IIII

Bruckner, Symphony no 5: Klemperer, New Philharmonia (EMI) _ IIIII

Bruckner 5, Jochum, RCO, "Ottobeuren", Philips_ IIIII

Bruckner 8, Wand, BPh, RCA_ III

Bruckner 9, Giulini, Vienna, DG_ IIIII I

Bruckner 9, Haitink II, RCO, Philips_ IIII


Britten


Britten, Peter Grimes, Britten-Pears et al., Decca _ I

Britten, Peter Grimes, Davis, Vickers, Philips _ I

Britten, War Requiem, Britten, Decca. _ I


Mozart


Mozart, Don Giovanni, Giulini, EMI

Mozart, Cosi fan tute, R.Jacobs, Harmonia Mundi

Mozart, Don Giovanni, R.Jaocbs, Harmonia Mundi

Mozart, Idomeneo, Gardiner, Archiv

Mozart, Figaro, E.Kleiber, Decca _ III

Mozart, Horn Concertos, Brian, EMI _ III

Mozart, Clarinet Concerto, Pay/Hogwood, Decca

Mozart Mass in C minor/Leppard _ I

Mozart, Symphonies, Hogwood (Decca/l'Oiseau Lyre) _ I BOX

Mozart Figaro, Solti (Decca) _ I

Mozart Figaro, Giulini (EMI) _ I

Mozart Così, Klemperer (EMI) _ I

Mozart Zauberflöte, Klemperer (EMI) _ I

Mozart, Requiem, Harnoncourt, DHM

Mozart, Requiem, Boehm, DG


Schubert


Schubert String Quintet, Prades (Casals/Tortelier)

Schubert, Death & Maiden, Amadeus Quartet, DG _ I

Schubert Complete Symphonies Immerseel (Columbia/Zig Zag) _ I BOX

Schubert, Schoene Muellerin, Fischer-Dieskau, Moore, EMI

Schubert, Winterreise, Fischer-Dieskau, Demus, DG _ II


Shostakovich & Prokofiev


Prokofiev Piano Sonata 8 et al, S.Richter, DG

DSCH, VC & CC, Oistrahk, Rostropovich, CBS _ I

DSCH, Sy.5, Bernstein (Tokyo), Sony

DSCH, Sy.8, Kondrashin, (?)

DSCH, Sy.15, Sanderling, Erato _ I

DSCH, Sy.15, Kondrashin, Dresden, Profil


Stravinsky


Stravinsky: Rite of the Spring, Lenny, Sony (1958)

Stravinsky: Rite of the Spring, Gergiev, Philips

Stravinsky: Rite of the Spring, Stravinsky, either of his own _ III

Stravinsky, Firebird, Boulez, DG _ II


Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff


Tchaikovsky, PC1, Horowitz/Toscanini, RCA

Tchaikovsky, Sys. 4-6, Mravinsky, DG _ IIIII

Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony, Toscanini, RCA _ I

Tchaikovsky/Rachmaninoff, PC 1 & 2, Argerich, Philips _ I

Tchaikovsky PC 1, Rachmaninoff PC 2; Cliburn, Kondrashin/Reiner _ I

Rachmaninov Vespers, Sweschnikow (EuroDisc) _ II

Rachmaninoff/Stokowski, 2nd PC, RCA

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto 2, Richter, DG _ III

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto, Byron Janis #3 RCA _ I


Verdi & Wagner & Weber


Verdi, Traviata, Kleiber, DG

Verdi, Otello, Domingo et al., Maazel, EMI _ I

Verdi, Traviata, Gheorghiu, Solti, Decca

Verdi, Rigoletto (Giulini) _ I

Verdi, Falstaff, Toscanini, RCA _ I

Wagner, T&I, Furtwangler, EMI _ II

Wagner, T&I, Boehm, DG

Wagner, T&I, Kleiber, DG

Wagner, Ring, Solti, Decca_ IIIII BOX

Weber, Freischuetz, Kleiber, DG


Other


Yonder Came A Courteous Knight, Ravenscroft, by the Pro Cantione Antiqua _ I

Victoria The Victoria Collection, Christophers (Coro)  _ I

North German organ music, Leonhardt (Sony/Vivarte) _ I

Buxtehude complete organ works, Harald Vogel (MDG) _ I

Vivaldi Four Seasons, Marrinner, Decca _ I

Scarlatti, Sonatas, Pletnev, Virgin _ I

The Scarlatti Sonatas, Scott Ross, Erato BOX - 2

Händel Water Music & Music For The Royal Fireworks, Gardiner (Philips) _ I

Hummel/Piano Concertos 2&3 Hough _ I

Mendelssohn/Schumann Piano Trios, Cortot/Thibaud/Casals, EMI

Liszt: Sonata in B minor, Krystian Zimerman, DG _ I

Chopin Vladimir Tropp plays Chopin [a.o. Sonata no. 2] (Denon) _ I (bit obscure?)

Chopin Waltzes, Lipatti, EMI _ I

Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Colin Davis, LSO _ I

Berlioz, Les Troyens, Davis, Philips _ I

Berlioz, Les Troyens, Davis, LSO Live

Dvorak, Sys, 8 & 9, Kubelik, DG _ IIII

Offenbach: Entre Nous _ I

J.Strauss, Fledermaus, Kleiber, DG

J.Strauss, Fledermaus, Karajan, RCA

1992 Neujahrskonzert, Vienna, Kleiber, Sony

1989 Neujahrskonzert, Vienna, Kleiber, Sony

Puccini, Tosca, Callas, de Sabata, EMI _ II

Faure: Requiem, Pavane . Durufle: Requiem, Philip Ledger, EMI _ I

Elgar, Cello Concerto, J.d.Pre, LSO, Barbirolli, EMI[/u] _ IIIII IIIII III

Holst Military Suites for Band/Fennel _ I

Holst, Planets, Boult, EMI _ I

Ravel, Daphnis & Chloe, Monteux, Decca

Ravel/Debuy, Quartetto Italiano, Philips _ IIII

Debussy - Pelleas et Melisande, Roger Desormiere, EMI _ I

Schoenberg: Pierre Boulez, Gurrelieder, Columbia _ I

Schoenberg: Kubelik, Gurrelieder, DG _ I

Berg, Lulu, Boulez, DG _ IIIII II

Janacek, Katia Kabanova, Mackerras, Decca _ I

Janacek, Makropoulos, Mackerras, Decca _ I

Strauss, Four Last Songs, Schwarzkopf (OTTO or Szell?), EMI _ III

Bartok Cto. for Orchestra, Reiner, RCA _ I

Bartok PCs, Anda, Fricsay, DG _ IIIII I

Messiaen, Turangalila, Wit, Naxos

Glass, 20 Piano Etudes, Batagov, Orange Mountain.  _ I


Philip Glass, Einstein on the Beach, CBS

L. Andriessen, De Staat (De Leeuw) _ I

Gorecki, Third Symphony, Upshaw/Zinam, Nonesuch _ IIIII

Paert, Tabula Rasa, ECM _ IIIII I

Adams, Shaker Loops, Alsop, Naxos

Boulez, Repons, DG _ IIIII I

Swing, Swing, Swing the 1938 broadcast _ I

The Three Tenors in Concert, Decca




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Whittling-down continues here, with the:

 Second Poll.
 Third Poll.
 Fourth Poll.
 Fifth Poll.
 Sixth Poll.
 Seventh Poll

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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #169 on: May 11, 2018, 06:31:50 AM »
Half-time report on the 7th poll:


By the way: When I started this, I had been completely unaware of the "polling" games that have been underway at the "polling station". I now realize that this might seem like "Ugh..." yet another one of those. I didn't mean to contribute to the pollution.

My intention with this "TGREM" post is quite different.


No super-clear frontrunner in the 7th poll, which is surprising once again, since there are several candidates in this batch that could be -- and were -- considered absolutely "GREAT" recordings at one point or another.
Notably Toscanini's Falstaff, which had decades of "THE RECORDING" status... but also Reiner's Bartok, the Toscanini/Horowitz Tchaikovsky 1 (hyper-hyped, in its day and always overrated until now, perhaps), the Desormiere Debussy (first good recording of that opera; maybe first complete even?). And the Fricsay 9th, the first 9th of the stereo age. (And one that I think really holds up.) That latter one is the front-runner, so far, if that's the right word for a recording that could only unite 18% of the vote on it so far.

4 (14.3%) Bartok Cto. for Orchestra, Reiner, RCA
3 (10.7%) Debussy - Pelleas et Melisande, Roger Desormiere, EMI
2 (7.1%) Verdi, Rigoletto (Giulini)
3 (10.7%) Verdi, Falstaff, Toscanini, RCA
2 (7.1%) Rachmaninoff/Stokowski, 2nd PC, RCA
2 (7.1%) Tchaikovsky, PC1, Horowitz/Toscanini, RCA
3 (10.7%) Schubert String Quintet, Prades (Casals/Tortelier)
2 (7.1%) Mozart, Requiem, Harnoncourt, DHM
5 (17.9%) Beethoven, Symphony No.9, Fricsay, DG
1 (3.6%) Bach Das wohltemperierte Clavier, Gilbert (DG/Archiv)
0 (0%) Bach, Orchestral Suites, Harnoncourt, Teldec
1 (3.6%) Chopin Vladimir Tropp plays Chopin [a.o. Sonata no. 2] (Denon)

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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #170 on: May 11, 2018, 08:52:45 PM »
On the one hand, selecting any candidate(s) for " greatest recording ever made " may be a totally futile endeavor.

On the other hand, certain recordings have been discussed whose existence l was ignorant of, and others which l had forgotten have been referenced.

So on balance l am grateful for this thread and all contributors. By all means, carry on!

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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #171 on: May 12, 2018, 01:40:12 AM »
Half-time report on the 7th poll:


By the way: When I started this, I had been completely unaware of the "polling" games that have been underway at the "polling station". I now realize that this might seem like "Ugh..." yet another one of those. I didn't mean to contribute to the pollution.

My intention with this "TGREM" post is quite different.


No super-clear frontrunner in the 7th poll, which is surprising once again, since there are several candidates in this batch that could be -- and were -- considered absolutely "GREAT" recordings at one point or another.
Notably Toscanini's Falstaff, which had decades of "THE RECORDING" status... but also Reiner's Bartok, the Toscanini/Horowitz Tchaikovsky 1 (hyper-hyped, in its day and always overrated until now, perhaps), the Desormiere Debussy (first good recording of that opera; maybe first complete even?). And the Fricsay 9th, the first 9th of the stereo age. (And one that I think really holds up.) That latter one is the front-runner, so far, if that's the right word for a recording that could only unite 18% of the vote on it so far.

4 (14.3%) Bartok Cto. for Orchestra, Reiner, RCA
3 (10.7%) Debussy - Pelleas et Melisande, Roger Desormiere, EMI
2 (7.1%) Verdi, Rigoletto (Giulini)
3 (10.7%) Verdi, Falstaff, Toscanini, RCA
2 (7.1%) Rachmaninoff/Stokowski, 2nd PC, RCA
2 (7.1%) Tchaikovsky, PC1, Horowitz/Toscanini, RCA
3 (10.7%) Schubert String Quintet, Prades (Casals/Tortelier)
2 (7.1%) Mozart, Requiem, Harnoncourt, DHM
5 (17.9%) Beethoven, Symphony No.9, Fricsay, DG
1 (3.6%) Bach Das wohltemperierte Clavier, Gilbert (DG/Archiv)
0 (0%) Bach, Orchestral Suites, Harnoncourt, Teldec
1 (3.6%) Chopin Vladimir Tropp plays Chopin [a.o. Sonata no. 2] (Denon)

Actually, I find these polls to be a breath of fresh air from the games in the polling station, which I am taking a bit of a break from! This one is quite different in approach. :)

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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #172 on: May 16, 2018, 01:03:14 AM »
The 7th poll has stalled a tad; if I could get three more members to vote, that would be lovely.

Perhaps get a bit more clarity into matters as to what can be safely dropped and what might still - just - be included for further consideration.

Right now I am inclined to move along these:

Bartok Cto. for Orchestra, Reiner, RCA, Schubert String Quintet, Prades (Casals/Tortelier) and Beethoven, Symphony No.9, Fricsay, DG...

...the question being if any of these will still hop onto the train:

Debussy - Pelleas et Melisande, Roger Desormiere, EMI
Verdi, Falstaff, Toscanini, RCA
Rachmaninoff/Stokowski, 2nd PC, RCA


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Re: The Greatest Recording Ever Made: Nominations for the Poll
« Reply #173 on: May 17, 2018, 09:10:40 PM »
The Seventh poll has had 21 participators... good enough to come to some conclusions.


The Seventh Poll! sees the following cuts:

Gone:

Verdi, Rigoletto (Giulini) 2 (5.3%)
Verdi, Falstaff, Toscanini, RCA 3 (7.9%)
Tchaikovsky, PC1, Horowitz/Toscanini, RCA 2 (5.3%)
Mozart, Requiem, Harnoncourt, DHM 3 (7.9%)
Bach Das wohltemperierte Clavier, Gilbert (DG/Archiv) 1 (2.6%)
Bach, Orchestral Suites, Harnoncourt, Teldec 0 (0%)
Chopin Vladimir Tropp plays Chopin [a.o. Sonata no. 2] (Denon) 2 (5.3%)

Toscanini's Falstaff getting so little love... I suppose this is the nominal 'shocker'... or rather: The reason this thread is of interest to me. Once considered definitely among the greatest recordings, time has simply washed away its on-time significance. We have come such a long way since the Toscanini-hold over classical music was still firm. It's showing.

Still in the game:

Only two recording had anything like a distinct mandate to continue life in this quest:
Fricsay's Beethoven 9th and Reiner's Bartok Concerto for Orchestra. That's not surprising.

Just squeaking through, for now, are also:

Debussy - Pelleas et Melisande, Roger Desormiere, EMI 4 (10.5%)
Schubert String Quintet, Prades (Casals/Tortelier) 4 (10.5%)
Rachmaninoff/Stokowski, 2nd PC, RCA 4 (10.5%) [A bit surprising that, given that other recordings of similar renown at a similar time have not fared even that modestly well.]



Meanwhile: Here's the Eighth Poll!




List of possible candidates for inclusion in a poll about "Greatest Recording Ever Made"

Now sorted by composer so that we may perhaps start bracketing to whittle things down.


Bach


Bach, Matthew Passion, Klemperer, EMI _ I / -2

Bach Matthäus Passion, Leonhardt (Harmonia Mundi) _ I

Bach Matthäus Passion, Harnoncourt III (Harmonia Mundi) _ I

Bach Matthäus Passion, Mogens Wöldike (Vanguard/The Bach Guild)

Bach, Mass in B Minor, Gardiner, Archiv _ III

Bach, Christmas Oratorio, Karl Richter, Archiv

Bach, Orchestral Suites, Harnoncourt, Teldec

Bach Goldberg Variations, Xhu Xiao-Mei (Mirare)

Bach, Goldberg Variations, Leonhardt, 1978, DHM _ I

Bach Goldberg Variations, Glenn Gould, Columbia _ III

Bach, Concertos italiaens, Tharaud, Harmonia Mundi _ II

Bach, Sonatas & Partitas, Milstein, DG _ I

Bach, Cello Suites, Casals, EMI _ I

Bach, Cello Suites, Fournier, DG

Bach, Organ Works, Karl Richter, DG

Bach, Organ works, Kooiman (Coronata) _ I

Bach Die Kunst der Fuge [organ] Rogg (EMI) _ I

Bach Das wohltemperierte Clavier, Gilbert (DG/Archiv) _ I

Bach Brandenburg Concertos, Goebel (DG/Archiv) _ I



Beethoven


Beethoven, Violin Concerto, Kreisler/Blech EMI

Beethoven, Violin Concerto, Zehetmair, Brugen, Philips

Beethoven, Triple Concerto, Richter, Oistrakh, Slava, HvK, EMI

Beethoven Symphonies (alternatively: Eroica?), Karajan, 1963, DG _ I (BOX)

Beethoven Symphonies, Zinman, Tonhalle, Arte Nova _ -1

Beethoven Symphonies, Toscanini, RCA BOX _ -1

Beethoven Eroica Symphony, Furtwängler, WP 1943 (EMI)

Beethoven Eroica Symphony, Monteux, Concertgebouw Orchestra (Philips/Decca)

Beethoven Symphony No 3 'Eroica' E Kleiber/VPO _ I

Beethoven, Eroica Symphony, Gardiner, ORR, Archiv

Beethoven Pastoral symphony: Walter, Columbia Symphony (Sony)

Beethoven, Symphonies 5 & 7, Carlos Kleiber, DG[glow] _ IIIII IIIII

Beethoven, LvB 7, NYP, Toscanini, RCA _ I

Beethoven, Symphony No.9, Furtwangler, Bayreuth, EMI

Beethoven, Symphony No.9, Fricsay, DG

Beethoven Missa Solemnis: Bernstein, Concertgebouw (DGG)

Beethoven Sonatas, Schnabel, EMI _ II BOX

Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Backhaus II, Decca _ I BOX

Beethoven, String Quartets, Busch Quartet, HMV/EMI/Warner

Beethoven, Piano Concertos, Fleisher/Szell (CBS) _IIII (strange, though, that these have not been available as a (just-Beethoven) for such a long time. {I know of the combined Brahms/LvB set.})



Brahms



Brahms Piano Concertos, Gilels/Jochum, DG _ II

Brahms Piano Concertos, Fleisher/Szell, Sony _ I

Brahms Symphony 4, Kleiber, DG _ IIIII IIIII II

Brahms Symphony no 2: Abbado, BP (1969) (DGG)

Brahms Symphony no 3: Walter, Columbia Symphony (Sony)

Brahms, PC 1, Rubinstein, Reiner, RCA


Bruckner


Bruckner 7, Vienna, Karajan, DG _ IIII

Bruckner, Symphony no 5: Klemperer, New Philharmonia (EMI) _ IIIII

Bruckner 5, Jochum, RCO, "Ottobeuren", Philips_ IIIII

Bruckner 8, Wand, BPh, RCA_ III

Bruckner 9, Giulini, Vienna, DG_ IIIII I

Bruckner 9, Haitink II, RCO, Philips_ IIII


Britten


Britten, Peter Grimes, Britten-Pears et al., Decca _ I

Britten, Peter Grimes, Davis, Vickers, Philips _ I

Britten, War Requiem, Britten, Decca. _ I


Mozart


Mozart, Don Giovanni, Giulini, EMI

Mozart, Cosi fan tute, R.Jacobs, Harmonia Mundi

Mozart, Don Giovanni, R.Jaocbs, Harmonia Mundi

Mozart, Idomeneo, Gardiner, Archiv

Mozart, Figaro, E.Kleiber, Decca _ III

Mozart, Horn Concertos, Brian, EMI _ III

Mozart, Clarinet Concerto, Pay/Hogwood, Decca

Mozart Mass in C minor/Leppard _ I

Mozart, Symphonies, Hogwood (Decca/l'Oiseau Lyre) _ I BOX

Mozart Figaro, Solti (Decca) _ I

Mozart Figaro, Giulini (EMI) _ I

Mozart Così, Klemperer (EMI) _ I

Mozart Zauberflöte, Klemperer (EMI) _ I

Mozart, Requiem, Harnoncourt, DHM

Mozart, Requiem, Boehm, DG


Schubert


Schubert String Quintet, Prades (Casals/Tortelier), CBS/Sony

Schubert, Death & Maiden, Amadeus Quartet, DG _ I

Schubert Complete Symphonies Immerseel (Columbia/Zig Zag) _ I BOX

Schubert, Schoene Muellerin, Fischer-Dieskau, Moore, EMI

Schubert, Winterreise, Fischer-Dieskau, Demus, DG _ II


Shostakovich & Prokofiev


Prokofiev Piano Sonata 8 et al, S.Richter, DG

DSCH, VC & CC, Oistrahk, Rostropovich, CBS _ I

DSCH, Sy.5, Bernstein (Tokyo), Sony

DSCH, Sy.8, Kondrashin, (?)

DSCH, Sy.15, Sanderling, Erato _ I

DSCH, Sy.15, Kondrashin, Dresden, Profil


Stravinsky


Stravinsky: Rite of the Spring, Lenny, Sony (1958)

Stravinsky: Rite of the Spring, Gergiev, Philips

Stravinsky: Rite of the Spring, Stravinsky, either of his own _ III

Stravinsky, Firebird, Boulez, DG _ II


Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff


Tchaikovsky, PC1, Horowitz/Toscanini, RCA

Tchaikovsky, Sys. 4-6, Mravinsky, DG _ IIIII

Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony, Toscanini, RCA _ I

Tchaikovsky/Rachmaninoff, PC 1 & 2, Argerich, Philips _ I

Tchaikovsky PC 1, Rachmaninoff PC 2; Cliburn, Kondrashin/Reiner _ I

Rachmaninov Vespers, Sweschnikow (EuroDisc) _ II

Rachmaninoff/Stokowski, 2nd PC, RCA

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto 2, Richter, DG _ III

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto, Byron Janis #3 RCA _ I


Verdi & Wagner & Weber


Verdi, Traviata, Kleiber, DG

Verdi, Otello, Domingo et al., Maazel, EMI _ I

Verdi, Traviata, Gheorghiu, Solti, Decca

Verdi, Rigoletto (Giulini) _ I

Verdi, Falstaff, Toscanini, RCA _ I

Wagner, T&I, Furtwangler, EMI _ II

Wagner, T&I, Boehm, DG

Wagner, T&I, Kleiber, DG

Wagner, Ring, Solti, Decca_ IIIII BOX

Weber, Freischuetz, Kleiber, DG


Other


Yonder Came A Courteous Knight, Ravenscroft, by the Pro Cantione Antiqua _ I

Victoria The Victoria Collection, Christophers (Coro)  _ I

North German organ music, Leonhardt (Sony/Vivarte) _ I

Buxtehude complete organ works, Harald Vogel (MDG) _ I

Vivaldi Four Seasons, Marrinner, Decca _ I

Scarlatti, Sonatas, Pletnev, Virgin _ I

The Scarlatti Sonatas, Scott Ross, Erato BOX - 2

Händel Water Music & Music For The Royal Fireworks, Gardiner (Philips) _ I

Hummel/Piano Concertos 2&3 Hough _ I

Mendelssohn/Schumann Piano Trios, Cortot/Thibaud/Casals, EMI

Liszt: Sonata in B minor, Krystian Zimerman, DG _ I

Chopin Vladimir Tropp plays Chopin [a.o. Sonata no. 2] (Denon) _ I (bit obscure?)

Chopin Waltzes, Lipatti, EMI _ I

Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Colin Davis, LSO _ I

Berlioz, Les Troyens, Davis, Philips _ I

Berlioz, Les Troyens, Davis, LSO Live

Dvorak, Sys, 8 & 9, Kubelik, DG _ IIII

Offenbach: Entre Nous _ I

J.Strauss, Fledermaus, Kleiber, DG

J.Strauss, Fledermaus, Karajan, RCA

1992 Neujahrskonzert, Vienna, Kleiber, Sony

1989 Neujahrskonzert, Vienna, Kleiber, Sony

Puccini, Tosca, Callas, de Sabata, EMI _ II

Faure: Requiem, Pavane . Durufle: Requiem, Philip Ledger, EMI _ I

Elgar, Cello Concerto, J.d.Pre, LSO, Barbirolli, EMI[/u] _ IIIII IIIII III

Holst Military Suites for Band/Fennel _ I

Holst, Planets, Boult, EMI _ I

Ravel, Daphnis & Chloe, Monteux, Decca

Ravel/Debuy, Quartetto Italiano, Philips _ IIII

Debussy - Pelleas et Melisande, Roger Desormiere, EMI _ I

Schoenberg: Pierre Boulez, Gurrelieder, Columbia _ I

Schoenberg: Kubelik, Gurrelieder, DG _ I

Berg, Lulu, Boulez, DG _ IIIII II

Janacek, Katia Kabanova, Mackerras, Decca _ I

Janacek, Makropoulos, Mackerras, Decca _ I

Strauss, Four Last Songs, Schwarzkopf (OTTO or Szell?), EMI _ III

Bartok Cto. for Orchestra, Reiner, RCA _ I

Bartok PCs, Anda, Fricsay, DG _ IIIII I

Messiaen, Turangalila, Wit, Naxos

Glass, 20 Piano Etudes, Batagov, Orange Mountain.  _ I


Philip Glass, Einstein on the Beach, CBS

L. Andriessen, De Staat (De Leeuw) _ I

Gorecki, Third Symphony, Upshaw/Zinam, Nonesuch _ IIIII

Paert, Tabula Rasa, ECM _ IIIII I

Adams, Shaker Loops, Alsop, Naxos

Boulez, Repons, DG _ IIIII I

Swing, Swing, Swing the 1938 broadcast _ I

The Three Tenors in Concert, Decca






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